Household Hazardous Waste Day today in Forest

Lambton County, Lambton Shores, Where we live — By on August 27, 2011 at 4:00 am

The popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc. will be held todaY (Saturday, August 27) from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm at the County of Lambton Public Works Depot, located on the outskirts of Forest at 6958 Townsend Line.

Corrosive, toxic, reactive and flammable materials will be collected at the mobile depot.
Examples of these types of materials include:
CORROSIVE
TOXIC
REACTIVE
FLAMMABLE
Batteries
Pesticides
Pool Chemicals
Gasoline
Drain Cleaners
Rat Poison
Ammonia
Paints
Oven Cleaners
Cleaning Fluids
Bleach
BBQ Starter
Pharmaceuticals
Aerosols
Oils / Solvents
Propane Cylinders
Items NOT accepted include:  PCBs, commercial, industrial, radioactive wastes, tires and explosives (flares and ammunition).
“To protect our environment, and to protect people working in landfills, it is important that these types of hazardous materials are disposed of properly,” said Jason Cole, Manager, Public Works.
Regularly scheduled household hazardous waste depots will continue at the Clean Harbors facility in St. Clair Township on September 24 and October 29.    To learn which retailers accept items such as paint, batteries, and old electronics, visit www.dowhatyoucan.ca.

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